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Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB)

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Address: Montalegre 5, El Raval, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93-306-41-00
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Worth a visit - but wish more of it was open

The beginning of your path through this museum is really cool – strings with dark eerie lighting that makes key items on your person appear glow in the dark. Unfortunately only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mark J
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beginning of your path through this museum is really cool – strings with dark eerie lighting that makes key items on your person appear glow in the dark. Unfortunately only one exhibit (The Thinking Machine) was open at the time we went but it was still quite interesting. Some really fascinating items – even if we may not fully... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have experienced a contradictory experience with the exhibition on Ramon Llull. It is impressive for the effort, but difficult to understand because of the complexity of the work by Ramon Llull. I have always thought that if Ramon Llull had been British, he would have pointed out as the greatest philosopher ever. However, he is only Catalan. I recomend... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought Art Tickets so we could see 6 art museums without queueing in August, and frankly I don't recommend doing that. This particular venue was the best of the 4 we had time to visit during our trip here. By far the best exhibition in all the Barcelona art galleries we visited, was "Making Africa" at CCCB, absolutely incredible.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I liked the Llull exposition very much, also it was awesome to see some masterpieces if Dali. Africa is OK too.

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Harstad, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Went her because the museum next door was closed two days in a row. It was about Africa when we visited. Small display and a bit boring I taught.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Have been quite a few times now to the CCCB and each was as different and rewarding as the last, with great exhibitions and concerts for free. The Primavera Sound concerts were energetic and engaging, and the exhibitions varied and interesting. Nice architecture too and pretty central. Great shop too! Worth a look in.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is near the top of the mountain and the red tour bus stops there. It looks interesting, but DO NOT GO THERE, IT IS A TOURIST DIVE. The music is crazy, stupid, blasted loud and is emceed by someone who sounds like a Cancun beach party with better Spanish. We could not find a decent restaurant in the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The exhibit is informative and offers diverse perspectives on design and art in africa. Particular intriguing were the video interviews.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is just a beautiful space, I've just just come back from the making Africa exhibition and it was enlightening and beautiful at the same time. Set in an incredible space and building that is just breathtaking. The staff here were great really helpful directing my reticent partner to the library where she read while i took hours pouring over... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Human+ is a very interesting exhibition and well done. It shows what science is doing for people who face physical challenges owing to amputations, illness or birth defects. It also poses important questions about how we want to be human in the future. Should we all add antennas to our heads in order to be able to sense colours?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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